Geertz, Clifford. The social history of an Indonesian town

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The social history of an Indonesian town

Published By: Original publisher Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press. 1975. vi, 217 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Clifford Geertz

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Javanese (OE05)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Urban and rural life (369); Towns (632); Political parties (665); Norms (183); Political parties (665); Social relationships and groups (571); Sodalities (575);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source traces the social history of the town of Modjokuto and its rural environs from the mid-nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth. The source contains descriptions of the development of the surrounding rural area; the development of the town of Modjokuto; the contrasting elements-i.e., political parties, political participation, elites vs. masses, urban vs. rural, and modern vs. traditional—which constitute the 'cultural paradigm' of Modjokuto in the mid-fifties; and an epilogue which exemplifies the cultural paradigm in action, i.e. the description of a kalurahan election. Category 183 was used for the 'cultural paradigm.'

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 17

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. oe05-017

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Reprint of the ed. published by the M.I.T. Press, Cambridge, Mass. Includes bibliographical references and index

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1952-1954

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Marlene Martin ; 1982

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1952-1954

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Mojokerto, East Java Province, Indonesia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Javanese (Indonesian people)/Java (Indonesia)--Social conditions--Case studies//Modjokerto, Indonesia--Social conditions

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